Yearly Archive: 2012

LIMA Breakfast Roundtable Series Continues on July 25 with Licensing Tips & Trends

Join LIMA at the Cornell Club in New York on Wednesday morning, July 25th for lively and informative discussion groups with industry leaders.  Roundtables will focus on the latest licensing industry tips and trends, including:      • Effective Use of Social Media – Corine Ingrassia, Social Media Strategist and Owner of Complicated Mama, will discuss best and worst practices, finding

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LIMA Adds New Member Benefit: Protection from Unauthorized Goods

Do you know where your Licensed Products are? You may not know as much as you think and maybe even less than you are told! In today’s global economy licensed products are faced with increasing challenges caused by unauthorized product manufacturing, and the shipping of those unauthorized products. These are two significant, serious and growing issues in today’s complex world-wide

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NEW! LIMA Member Benefit: NPD Group Cross Category Licensing Report

NPD GROUP CROSS CATEGORY LICENSING REPORT Available to LIMA members through The NPD Group, the Cross Category Licensing Report provides insight on licensing opportunities by category among children up to 14. The information spans a broad range of over 20 categories that will help you determine how they are trending over time. The report data will help you to monitor

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Sesame Workshop’s Maura Regan Elected As Chairperson of LIMA Board of Directors

Five Industry Veterans to Serve Three-Year Terms on Board June 28, 2012, New York – Maura Regan, Senior VP & General Manager, Global Consumer Products at Sesame Workshop, has been elected Chairperson of the Board of the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA), the primary trade organization for the worldwide licensing industry. She had previously served as Vice Chairperson. Rick

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Licensing Industry Sales Jump 5% Marking First Gain in Five Years

Upswing in Character, Trademark/Brands, Fashion and Sports Merchandise Surge to $5.316 Billion in Royalties

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LIMA Names Rising Stars

The most successful of licensing professionals all started somewhere. They may have worked their way up the ranks of a company or tried on different hats within the industry until they got their first “big promotion” or started their own company. At this year’s Licensing Expo, LIMA recognized a select group of licensing’s Rising Stars – the leaders of tomorrow

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LIMA Names International Licensing Excellence Awards Winners at 2012 Licensing Expo

Angry Birds Takes Three Categories, Including Best Licensed Program of the Year; First-Timer Walgreens Named Best Retailer of the Year for The Biggest Loser

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LIMA’s Licensing University™ Helps Industry Pros ‘Plug Into’ the Red-Hot Digital Space at Licensing International Expo 2012

May 21, 2012 – From social media to online gaming, the digital space is a “hot topic”!  To help licensing professionals get a leg up on the best ways to extend and maximize their brands in this fast-moving and potential-packed space, LIMA’s (International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association’s) Licensing University™ will feature a slate of seminars specifically designed to help industry

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LIMA’s Licensing University™ to Spotlight Global Business at Licensing International Expo 2012

June 4, 2012 – Globalization is a key theme in the slate of Licensing University™ seminars that will be staged by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) at Licensing International Expo next month.   The Licensing U. schedule of more than 35 sessions includes information-packed seminars designed to give industry executives insights they need to devise an effective strategy

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LIMA Licensing University™ Takes Retail Focus at Licensing International Expo 2012

Slate Highlighted by Retail Tour, Direct-to-Retail Licensing Strategies, And Techniques for Presenting to Retailers

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